The call to action came in 1999, when the Institute of Medicine issued its “To Err Is Human” report estimating that as many as 98,000 people were dying annually from preventable medical errors. Urged on by an alarmed public, the …Read More »
We would like to thank everyone who came out for the Faculty/Staff Health Fair held last week at the Davis College of Business. The turnout exceeded expectations, with more than 235 individuals taking part in the health screenings, and many …Read More »
New name, unrivaled excellence in care: Keigwin School of Nursing shines even brighter with $3.3 million in gifts and naming by Beverly and Jack Keigwin
Jacksonville University is home to the newly established Keigwin School of Nursing, thanks to gifts including $3 million from Beverly and Jack Keigwin, the University announced Wednesday. The Keigwins’ donation is the largest in the Nursing school’s 36-year history.
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It can affect major organ systems such as those for the kidneys, brain, joints, heart and skin.
It affects women 10 times more than men, and is more common in African-Americans, Hispanics and Asians ages 15 to 40.
Yet it’s …Read More »
JU awarded Bronze-level status as ‘Exercise Is Medicine’ campus by global movement founder Dr. Bob Sallis
Hailing its coordinated efforts to promote physical activity as a “vital sign of health” for its students, Exercise Is Medicine global founder Dr. Bob Sallis bestowed the Bronze Level EIM Award upon Jacksonville University April 11 before a packed house …Read More »
Dr. Robert Sallis, chairman of the global Exercise is Medicine initiative, is the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences Distinguished Lecturer from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 11, in Terry Concert Hall. The event is open to the public.…Read More »
Election 2016, Space Debris, Exercise Is Medicine, Nature of Art and more on tap for Faculty & Student Symposium
The 2016 Faculty & Student Symposium Tuesday through Thursday, April 12-14, features more than 134 projects, with topics including Crew Resource Management, Feminine Modernism; The Presidential Election and Its Effect on Stock Market Behavior, Nature of Art, Exercise is Medicine, …Read More »
Congratulations to Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences faculty member Dr. Heather Hausenblas and co-author Ryan E. Rhodes on their new textbook, “Exercise Psychology: Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior,” which was published by Jones & Bartlett Publishers on Feb. 15. …Read More »
Exercise addiction putting more at risk for health problems, new book co-authored by JU fitness expert argues
As in most years, making exercise a more regular habit is again a top New Year’s resolution this year, but a new book argues that a growing number of exercise enthusiasts are taking their passions too far—and it’s becoming a …Read More »